BIGGLES DELIVERS THE GOODS
by W.E. Johns
Illustrated by Leslie Stead
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1949
Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper. Pale blue boards with silver titles to front and spine. Colour frontis and b/w text illustrations.
Inscription in ink to verso of frontispiece. A few margin marks. Text block a little grubby. Cigarette odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with loss, with tape repair.
Stock no. 1813750
- Biggles is asked to deliver 500,000 tons of rubber by Air Commodore Raymond. It is, to be taken from Elephant Island, in east Asia to India, as it is vital to the British war effort. A Chinese man called Li Chi brings details of the rubber to the attention of the RAF.
- The Japanese soon find the base on Elephant Island and plan to attack, but Biggles counter attacks